|Known for||Mistress of Charles II of England|
Sir Edward Greene
(m. 1660; died 1676)
Catherine was the daughter of Thomas Pegge of Yeldersley, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, and his wife, Catherine Kniveton, daughter of Sir Gilbert Kniveton, Baronet, and wife. Thomas and his family were exiled to Bruges during the English Civil War following his capture serving under the Royalist Colonel General Henry Hastings, 1st Baron Loughborough.
The Yeldersley branch descended from Thomas Pegge.
Catherine married Sir Edward Greene of Sampford in Essex, Baronet, on 26 July 1660. The couple had a daughter, Justinia Greene (1667–1717), one of the English Ladies of the Pontoise. Sir Edward Greene died at Flanders in 1676 and was interred at Sampford, Essex.
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